June 25, 2019 9:14 pm
Updated: June 27, 2019 7:37 pm

A list of Canada Day celebrations in B.C.’s Southern Interior

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Canada’s 152nd birthday is fast approaching.

Here’s a list of celebrations going on in the Southern Interior:

ARMSTRONG
• Pancake breakfast – 8: to 10:30 a.m.
Welcome tent opens – 10 a.m.
Canada day colour party procession – 10:50 a.m.
Welcome and opening ceremonies at gazebo including national anthem, citizen of the year introduction, MP Mel Arnold, May Chris Pieper and singing of O Canada – 11 a.m.
Valley First Armstrong Canada day cake – 11:45 a.m.

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Concessions open, free family fun zone, live entertainment and wagon rides – Noon to 4 p.m.
Closing ceremonies – 4 p.m.
Sunset Celebration in the Park including live music, entertainment and Mrs. Doubtfire on the big screen – 9:30 p.m.

For more information, visit aschamber.com.

ENDERBY
Belvedere Street
Canada day parade – 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

GRAND FORKS
City Park
Canada day celebrations – all day

KELOWNA
Prospera Place
Official Canada Day Ceremonies
Happy birthday Canada cake service – 1 p.m.
46th annual Kelowna Folkfest – 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
3rd annual Canada Day concert – Kelowna City Band

Waterfront Park
Taste of Canada – food fair featuring over 18 vendors
Made in Canada Marketplace – showcasing Canadian arts and crafts
Canada Day Bazaar – unique, local vendors
Community groups display
Canada Day at the Kelowna Art Gallery
Primera Projects Kid’s Zone – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Century 21 Canada Day Fireworks – 10:30 p.m.

Jim Stuart Park
Coast Capital Savings Fun Zone – Noon to 5 p.m.

Visit festivalskelowna.com for more information on Kelowna’s Canada Day celebrations.

LAKE COUNTRY
Swallwell Park
Kids activities, model car races on gravity race track, stage performances – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visit tourismkelowna.com for more on Lake Country’s Canada day celebrations.

NAKUSP / ARROW LAKES
Fire hall
Pancake breakfast – 7 to 10 a.m.

Broadway Street
Parade, caboose and plow tours – 11 a.m.
Opening ceremonies and cake cutting – 12 p.m.
Beer garden and bocce – 2 p.m.
Fireworks – 10 p.m.
For more information visit nakusparrowlakes.com.

OLIVER
Oliver Parks and Recreation
Free pancake breakfast, Canadian themed activities, bouncy castles, face painting and more – 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Visit Oliver Parks and Recreation’s Facebook page for more information.

OSOYOOS
Downtown
Pancake breakfast – 7:30 a.m.
Cherry fiesta parade with floats, dancers, a water fight and more – 11 a.m.
Live entertainment, children’s activities, food trucks, beer garden, pie eating and pit spit contests – throughout day
Fireworks, the largest display in Western Canada – approx. 10 p.m.

PEACHLAND
50+ Centre
Pancake breakfast – 8 to 10 a.m.
Heritage Park
Chalk art project – all day
Magician Ali K. Zam – 11 – 11:45 a.m.
O Canada ceremony – 12 – 12:30 p.m.
Beach Avenue
Parade – 5 to 6 p.m.
Day Wharf Area
Fireworks – 10:30 p.m.
For more Canada day events in Peachland, visit peachland.ca.

PENTICTON
Gyro Park
Canada day celebrations – 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Visit penticton.ca for more information.

REVELSTOKE
QE Park
Bocce – 10:00 a.m.
Kids’ bicycle parade contest – 11 a.m.
Parade (through downtown) – 12 p.m.
Ceremony, flag raising and cake cutting – 1 p.m.
Kids fun zone – 1 p.m.
Bingo draw – 1 p.m.
Beer garden – 1 p.m.
Live music with the Timebenders – 2 p.m.

Visit revelstoke.ca for the complete listing of Canada day events.

SALMON ARM
Salmon Arm North Fairgrounds
Canada day children’s festival with 50 cent carnival games, one free ticket per child (plus a bonus if they’re wearing red), prizes and a free play area – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Canoe Beach
Fireworks – approx. 10 p.m.

VERNON
Polson Park
Dogopogo dog agility demonstration – 10 a.m.
O Canada 12:15 p.m.
Cake cutting ceremony and aircraft flyover – 12:30 p.m.
Kids bike parade – 12:30 p.m.
• Kin Beach
Fireworks – 10:30 p.m. (will move to 11 p.m. if conditions are too windy)

WEST KELOWNA
Westside Daze
Jim Wilson – 12:30 to 1:10 p.m.
Smitten Duo – 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Okanagan town crier introducing VIP’s, O Canada with Scott Burg, Celebrate Canada cake cutting – 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Boy Named Sue – 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Sista B – 5:15 to 6 p.m.
Leif David, magician – 6 to 6:45 p.m.
Soul FX – 7 to 9 p.m.

Visit westsidedaze.com for more information on West Kelowna’s Canada Day celebrations.

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